Add a touch of whimsy to any room with this roundup of playful pieces inspired by coral’s vivid color palette.
Natural habitat: Coral can be found in tropical and subtropical oceans in shallow waters of less than 150 feet deep. Bragging rights: The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest living structure, extending more than 1,400 miles. History lesson: The Romans believed coral possessed protective properties, and through the Victorian Era, it was common to see a small child wearing a coral necklace for protection. Superpower under the sea: Doctors are looking to coral reefs to develop treatments for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
Medusa Wall Light / $2,195 / julianchichester.com
Borea Chair by Piero Lissoni / $3,378 / bebitalia.com
Vimini Hand-Painted Vase by Margot Larkin / $380 / casabranca.com
Corail Outdoor Fabric by Caspari / Price upon request / pierrefrey.com
Rattan Hurlingham Bookcase / $7,875 / soane.com
Gymmetria Plate 3 by Laboratorio Paravicini / $70 / collectoworld.com